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October 2016

On Veterans Day (November 11), we honor the brave men and women who have served our country and protected our freedom. The wounds of war are not always visible. This edition highlights resources, services, and support for veterans and their families who are facing a mental health challenge.

Veterans Share Stories of Hope

The Wounded Warrior Project is raising awareness about veterans mental health by inviting vets to share their stories in the WWP News Room and through local media outlets. Read the story...

USC Opens Veterans Mental Health Clinic

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic provides free care to veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress, mood disorders, substance abuse and other mental health issues. Learn more...

Technology to Aid Veterans Mental Health

Gaming and smart phone technology are helping veterans speak up and find help. Find out more...

NAMI Homefront: Supporting Veteran Families

A new program for military and veteran families in Fresno provides education and support for caregivers of veterans with mental health challenges. Click here...

Veterans Mental Health Resources

Check out resources from EMM and our community partners. Click here for more. 
Additional Resources
  • Veterans Crisis Line is a 24/7 national crisis line accessible via telephone, text, or chat providing free, confidential support. 1-800-273-8255 and press 1
  • Half of Us raises awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connects student veterans to support and assistance.

Download the PTSD mobile app

The PTSD mobile app can supplement professional mental health services by providing tips and resources for managing symptoms that occur after trauma. Download it today...
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